The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for IMAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
England / South East
Rank 388 447 437
Rank change year-on-year +59 -10  
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 2 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.014% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.21% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 25
Median salary £62,500 £55,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.63% +34.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £26,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +3.77% -34.56%  

IMAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2916 4205 4458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.82% 21.94% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2369 3569 3413
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing IMAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMAP in the South East.

Salary trend for IMAP in the South East

IMAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing IMAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 22 (95.65%) SMTP
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
1 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (86.96%) SSL
2 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
2 20 (86.96%) POP3
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 19 (82.61%) Apache
3 19 (82.61%) Unix
3 19 (82.61%) Java
3 19 (82.61%) Perl
3 19 (82.61%) PHP
3 19 (82.61%) MySQL
3 19 (82.61%) DHCP
3 19 (82.61%) LDAP
3 19 (82.61%) NetApp
3 19 (82.61%) Red Hat
3 19 (82.61%) Finance
3 19 (82.61%) LAMP
3 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Satellite
4 17 (73.91%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (69.57%) Problem Management
6 15 (65.22%) Nagios
6 15 (65.22%) Tomcat
6 15 (65.22%) JBoss
6 15 (65.22%) Stress Testing
6 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
6 15 (65.22%) Open Source

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (82.61%) Apache
2 15 (65.22%) JBoss
2 15 (65.22%) Tomcat
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.70%) IBM Domino
4 2 (8.70%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
1 1 (4.35%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) SMTP
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 20 (86.96%) POP3
2 20 (86.96%) SSL
2 20 (86.96%) TCP/IP
3 19 (82.61%) DHCP
3 19 (82.61%) LDAP
4 2 (8.70%) NAS
4 2 (8.70%) SAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) PBX
5 1 (4.35%) PSTN
5 1 (4.35%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (4.35%) VoIP
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) AQtime
1 2 (8.70%) LoadRunner
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) WebLOAD
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (69.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Performance Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Unix
3 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) CentOS
5 1 (4.35%) Debian
5 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Performance Tuning
2 16 (69.57%) Problem Management
3 15 (65.22%) Open Source
3 15 (65.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 15 (65.22%) Security Hardening
3 15 (65.22%) Server Hardening
3 15 (65.22%) Stress Testing
4 11 (47.83%) B2B
4 11 (47.83%) BCP
4 11 (47.83%) Change Management
4 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (47.83%) Line Management
4 11 (47.83%) Migration
4 11 (47.83%) Project Management
4 11 (47.83%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) Java
1 19 (82.61%) Perl
1 19 (82.61%) PHP
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C++
4 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Satellite
2 15 (65.22%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 19 (82.61%) NetApp
2 19 (82.61%) Red Hat
3 11 (47.83%) TOWER Software
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) IBM